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Accountant I

Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living.


Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world.


The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.


Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.


We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.


Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.


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Specific Responsibilities


The Accountant I, for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Expenditure Accounting team, reporting to the Expenditure Accounting Manager.  


This role will be primarily responsible for the following:


  • Perform Region Lease Operating Expenditure (LOE) accounting functions related to Apache operated properties

  • LOE cash accounting functions include - Payroll/Vehicle/Cost center allocations; the preparation of variance analysis & explanations for accounting and operations

  • Monthly route and CF review

  • Facility review:  Review facility set ups, track LOE handling, establish capital recovery and market rate workbooks as needed, annual market rate review. 

  • Monthly manual entries, including Salt Water Disposal and Gathering System fees

  • Review, prepare and handle responses related to: owner, collections, operations LOE inquiries, and JV audit requests

  • Work on special projects as requested by management

  • Interface with multiple groups and individuals, both internal and external to Apache Corporation.

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:


  • 1- 5 years of professional accounting experience in the oil and gas industry

  • An Accounting degree with a minimum of 12 completed accounting hours 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • Working knowledge of Oil & Gas Joint Operating Agreements, LOE, and COPAS guidelines, a plus

  • Knowledge and experience with SAP

  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal, management, administrative, organizational, and leadership skills

  • Experience implementing sound decisions when faced with multi-faceted problems


Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.

Equal Employment Opportunity


The successful candidate should demonstrate and exhibit the following core competencies:

  • Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting;

  • Results: Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache's business success;

  • Collaboration: Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust; and

  • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache.

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